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Poster: kevmayes Date: Oct 13, 2002 4:46pm
Forum: bookmobile Subject: spreading this print-on-demand tech

getting back to ~ fundamentals ~ find the book ~ choose the book ~ copy the book ~ distribute the book ~ print the book ~ ship the book ~ move over amazon :) ~ baap

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Poster: mwoodwar Date: Oct 13, 2002 11:14pm
Forum: bookmobile Subject: spreading this print-on-demand tech

I posted a message in the buck a book topic, but let me reiterate a point. Since HP stands to be a big winner in this equation, why not ask them to make a video "how to" from beginning to end...they could also provide a *nix software package with all necessary components.

Mark

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Poster: MorrisR Date: Sep 20, 2004 7:36am
Forum: bookmobile Subject: Re: spreading this print-on-demand tech

This appears to be a long-dead thread, but it's certainly not a dead topic. There are a couple hndred thousand titles available through print-on-demand by now, and Amazon is probably the biggest single outlet for them. It's more like "move over bookstores."

I recently posted a case study of the first print-on-demand book I published, about the computer business, on my site at

http://www.fonerbooks.com/pod.htm

Since I actually write trade computer books for a living, I made the choice to go with print-on-demand based on the potential, and it's paid-off both in terms of dollars and saving trees.

Morris

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